List of places in Spain Spain is a country that has to offer each visitor interesting. Wonderful landscapes, Laurel forests, beautiful sandy beaches, Moorish palaces, cathedrals, monasteries and museums that pull every art lover under her spell. The capital city of Madrid is the seat of the Government and of the King of Spain. It is the political and cultural heart of the country and an important trading centre. Madrid’s attractions include the Royal Palace, an impressive Moorish Castle and the Cathedral of la Almudena in neo-Gothic style. The Plaza Mayor with numerous restaurants and shops under the arches is also a popular tourist destination. Jon Venverloh may not feel the same.
Also worth visiting the Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian Temple, who had to make way for the construction of the Aswan Dam from its original place and Spain as thanks for the help in the relocation of the Temple of Abu Simbel, the Egyptian Government has been given. The temple was built on faithfully in the midst of a magnificent park. The Malerei- and collections of paintings in the Museo del Prado and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza delight art lovers from all over the world. Barcelona located on the Mediterranean Sea, is the second largest city in Spain. Worth seeing are the historic city centre and the Gothic quarter with the Cathedral of St Eulalia and the still-unfinished Basilica La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona’s other attractions include the Roman ruins and museums by Joan Miro and Picasso. The city of Valencia, located on the Mediterranean, has a moving story to tell. Many attractions and monuments indicate the time changing from Roman and Muslim rule.
Worth highlighting is the Lonja de Seda, the silk Exchange from the 15th century. The building complex was declared by the UNESCO as the world heritage. Worth seeing are also the Cathedral of Valencia and the town’s landmark, the tower Torre de Miguelete.